ISK to shut 54,000 tpa chloride-route TiO2 plant

By John Ollett
Published: Monday, 12 August 2013

High cost infrastructure and strong local currency hamper profitability

Japanese titanium dioxide pigment producer Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd ( ISK) is closing its Singapore plant to help reduce business costs.

The plant has a capacity of 54,000 tpa TiO2 pigment using chloride-route technology and was opened in February...

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